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{{Infobox country
 
{{Infobox country
|native_name = ''日本国 <sup>(Japanese)</sup>''
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|native_name = ''日本国 (Japanese)''
|conventional_long_name = <span style="line-height:1.33em;">Japan</span>
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|conventional_long_name = Japan
 
|common_name = Japan
 
|common_name = Japan
 
|image_flag = Flag of Japan.png
 
|image_flag = Flag of Japan.png
|official_languages = [[wp:Japanese language|Japanese]]|capital = [[wp:Tokyo|Tokyo]]
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|official_languages = [[wp:Japanese|Japanese]]
|established =
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|capital = [[wp:Tokyo|Tokyo]] (東京)
|currency = Yen (JPY)}}
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|established = 660 B.C <small>(first Japanese state)</small><br>3 January 1868 <small>(as Empire of Japan)</small><br>2 May 1947 <small>(current Japan)</small>
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|currency = Yen (日本円 JPY)
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|leader_name1 = [[wp:Akihito|Emperor Akihito]] (昭仁天皇)
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|leader_name2 = [[wp:Shinzō Abe|Shinzō Abe]] (安倍晋三)
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|leader_title1 = Emperor
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|leader_title2 = Prime Minister
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|image_map = Topographic_Map_of_Japan.png
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|national_anthem = [[wp:Kimigayo|君が代]] (Kimigayo)
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|population_estimate = 125,700,000 <small>(as of 2012)</small>}}
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'''[[wp:Japan|Japan]]''' is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the [[CERO]] rating system to rate all [[Grand Theft Auto]] releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received Grand Theft Auto releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for [[Rockstar Games]] to localize them, which is done by [[Rockstar Japan]]. The GTA games are published in Japan mainly by [[Capcom]] which had released the following games:
 
'''[[wp:Japan|Japan]]''' is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the [[CERO]] rating system to rate all [[Grand Theft Auto]] releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received Grand Theft Auto releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for [[Rockstar Games]] to localize them, which is done by [[Rockstar Japan]]. The GTA games are published in Japan mainly by [[Capcom]] which had released the following games:
   
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*Grand Theft Auto IV (March 20, 2009)
 
*Grand Theft Auto IV (March 20, 2009)
 
*Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (September 24, 2009)
 
*Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (September 24, 2009)
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==Game World==
 
==Game World==
===3D era===
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===2D Universe===
The [[Yakuza]] is a real-life criminal organization based in Japan; it also appears in GTA III and GTA Liberty City Stories. Characters such as the [[Shon Kikuchi]] hail from Japan. There are also many Japanese products in the GTA games, such as [[Kakagawa]] appliances, [[Maibatsu Corporation|Maibatsu]] vehicles, and [[A.M. Beer]]. The [[Kuruma]] may be a Japanese car, and 'kuruma' (くるま or 車) means 'car' in Japanese, although it can also be a Middle Eastern car, as Kuruma is Arabic for Pussy.
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*The [[Yakuza]], a real-life criminal organization based in Japan, is featured in [[Grand Theft Auto 2]].
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*Also in GTA 2, the host of [[Funami FM]] is a Japanese woman named [[Teriyaki-chan]].
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*The place [[Funabashi]] in GTA 2 is in Chiba prefecture.
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===3D Universe===
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*The Yakuza also appears in [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]]. Its members [[Asuka Kasen]], [[Kenji Kasen]], [[Kazuki Kasen]] and his wife [[Toshiko Kasen]], and Asuka's niece [[Yuka]] are all of Japanese origin.
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*The country capital, Tokyo, is mentioned in the [[Liberty Tree]] article [[Yakuza Operating With Impunity]].
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*The [[Kuruma]] is a Japanese car, since it has some visual cues from Japanese sedans and 'kuruma' (くるま or 車) means 'car' in Japanese (Although it might also be a joke on how Kuruma is Arabic for Pussy).
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*There are also many Japanese manufacturers in the [[3D Universe]], such as [[Kakagawa]] appliances and the [[Maibatsu Corporation|Maibatsu]] vehicles (Based on Mitsubishi).
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*The game [[Space Monkey]] and its sequel Space Monkey 7 was originated in Japan, according to radio advertisement.
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*[[Sushi Man]] is a Japanese sushi shop appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]].
   
===HD era===
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===HD Universe===
Japan is also responsible for the creation of the automaker [[Karin]], though no imported JDM models appear, the same information applies to [[Dinka]] and [[Annis]] as well.
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*With the addition of the previously mentioned brands in the [[3D Universe]] which reappear in the [[HD Universe]], Japan is also responsible for the creation of the automakers [[Karin]] (Based on Toyota), [[Dinka]] (Based on Honda), [[Annis]] (Based on Nissan), [[Emperor (manufacturer)|Emperor]] (Based on Lexus), [[Fathom]] (Based on Infiniti), [[Maibatsu]] (Based on Mitsubishi) and [[Nagasaki]] (Based on Kawasaki).
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**The [[Warrener]], while manufactured by the [[Sweden|Swedish]] car manufacturer [[Vulcar]], bears its overall, Japanese style to it, specifically the [[wp:Nissan Skyline|1969 Nissan Skyline C10]].
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**Nagasaki shares its name with a Japanese [[wp:Nagasaki|city]], the second hit by a nuclear bomb in the history on August 9, 1945.
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*[[A.M. Beer]] is a brand of Japanese beer (Based on Asahi Beer).
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*[[Shon Kikuchi]] is of Japanese origin.
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*The TV shows [[Princess Robot Bubblegum]] and [[Full Robo Hickey Hurry Mech Battlesuit]] are parodies of Japanese animes.
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*The [[Uptown Riders]], based on the real life Ruff Ryders, mostly ride Japanese bikes.
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*The [[Elegy RH8]] is metaphorically described as having been "''born in the fires of Mt. Fuji''".
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*[[Mark Fostenburg]]'s [[Golf Club|golf clubs]] are made in Japan.
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*[[Nutsaki]] is a Japanese restaurant.
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*[[Gozushi]] is also a Japanese restaurant, named for one of Japan's most famous film series, ''[[w:c:godzilla:Godzilla|Godzilla]]''.
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*[[The San Andreas Flight School Update]] added a Japan flag [[Parachute|Chute Bag]] in GTA V.
 
[[Category: Countries]]
 
[[Category: Countries]]

Latest revision as of 02:10, September 8, 2014

Japan
日本国 (Japanese)
Flag of Japan.png
Anthem君が代 (Kimigayo)
Topographic Map of Japan.png
CapitalTokyo (東京)
Official language(s) Japanese
Government
 -  Emperor Emperor Akihito (昭仁天皇)
 -  Prime Minister Shinzō Abe (安倍晋三)
Establishment 660 B.C (first Japanese state)
3 January 1868 (as Empire of Japan)
2 May 1947 (current Japan)
Population
 -   estimate 125,700,000 (as of 2012) 
Currency Yen (日本円 JPY)

Japan is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the CERO rating system to rate all Grand Theft Auto releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received Grand Theft Auto releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for Rockstar Games to localize them, which is done by Rockstar Japan. The GTA games are published in Japan mainly by Capcom which had released the following games:

CyberFront has released recent GTA games:

  • Grand Theft Auto IV (March 20, 2009)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (September 24, 2009)

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